Flashcards in Terms Deck (18):
the production of abnormally small amounts of urine
low blood glucose (sugar)
Liver damage - chemically driven
Symptoms - jaundice, fever, rash, stomach pain, tiredness, nausea
swelling in the skin
a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection
acute renal failure (ARF)
an acute rise in the serum creatinine level of 25% or more. May be caused by inadequate blood flow to the kidney, injury to the kidney, injury to the kidney glomeruli or tubules, or obstruction of the kidney outflow.
the absence of urine.
used when output is less than 100mL in 24 hours
Painful or difficult urination.
May b associated with infection or partial obstruction of the UI tract or medications
End-stage renal disease (ESRD)
a permanent rise in serum creatinine levels w/ loss of kidney function.
must be treated with dialysis
aka chronic renal failure
the need to urinate at short intervals
Blood in the urine
A substance that damages kidney tissue
frequent urination after going to bed.
presence of protein in the urine
pus in the urine